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Updating How Connecticut Counts Low-income Students

This one-pager concerns challenges with continuing to use eligibility for free and reduced price lunch (FRPL) as a proxy for counting low-income students as part of Connecticut's Education Cost Sharing (ECS) formula. Additionally, this one-pager explains using direct certification as a replacement for FRPL for the purposes of the ECS formula.


Connecticut School Finance Project. (2019). Updating How Connecticut Counts Low-income Students. New Haven, CT: Author. Retrieved from http://ctschoolfinance.org/assets/uploads/files/Updating-How-CT-Counts-Low-income-Students.pdf.